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Thought provoking journalism on air and online. FRONTLINE presents audio versions of select full-length episodes for listening on the go.

Thought provoking journalism on air and online. FRONTLINE presents audio versions of select full-length episodes for listening on the go.
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Thought provoking journalism on air and online. FRONTLINE presents audio versions of select full-length episodes for listening on the go.

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FRONTLINE/WGBH One Guest Street Boston, MA 02135 617-300-5400


Episodes

In the Age of AI

11/13/2019
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FRONTLINE investigates the promise and perils of artificial intelligence, from fears about work and privacy to rivalry between the U.S. and China. The documentary traces a new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our lives, our jobs and our world, and allow the emergence of the surveillance society.

Duration:01:56:33

Zero Tolerance

11/13/2019
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FRONTLINE investigates how President Trump turned immigration into a powerful political weapon that fueled division and violence. The documentary goes inside the efforts of three political insurgents to tap into populist anger, transform the Republican Party and crack down on immigration.

Duration:00:56:56

Flint's Deadly Water

9/11/2019
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Five years after the start of Flint’s water crisis, FRONTLINE exposes its hidden toll. Our two-year investigation traces how a public health disaster that’s become known for the lead poisoning of thousands of children also spawned one of the largest outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease in U.S. history.

Duration:00:56:52

Sex Trafficking in America

6/20/2019
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Sex Trafficking in America tells the unimaginable stories of young women coerced into prostitution – and follows one police unit that’s committed to rooting out sexual exploitation.

Duration:00:56:20

Supreme Revenge

6/3/2019
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Inside the no-holds-barred war for control of the Supreme Court. From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork, an investigation of how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the court and turned confirmations into bitter, partisan conflicts.

Duration:00:57:06

The Mueller Investigation

6/3/2019
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An inside look at how special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation became central to Trump’s presidency.

Duration:00:56:58

Trump's Trade War

5/10/2019
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The inside story of President Trump’s gamble to confront China over trade. Reporting from the U.S. and China, FRONTLINE and NPR investigate what led the world’s two largest economies to the brink, and the billions at stake.

Duration:00:56:56

The Last Survivors

5/9/2019
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As young children, they lived through the Holocaust. More than seventy years after World War II, some of the last remaining survivors recount their memories and the lingering trauma. FRONTLINE offers a haunting look at how disturbing childhood experiences and unimaginable loss have affected the daily lives and relationships of some of the Holocaust’s youngest victims – from survivor’s guilt, to crises of faith and second-generation trauma.

Duration:00:56:19

The Abortion Divide

5/9/2019
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FRONTLINE goes inside the fight over abortion, told through the stories of women struggling with unplanned pregnancies. Drawing on a landmark FRONTLINE film from the 1980s, the documentary takes a look at both sides of the abortion divide in a community still embroiled in the conflict.

Duration:00:56:38

Marcos Doesn't Live Here Anymore

4/23/2019
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Elizabeth Perez, a decorated U.S. Marine veteran, fights to reunite her family after her undocumented husband, Marcos, is deported. Meanwhile, Marcos is alone in Mexico, working as a soccer referee, struggling with depression and fighting the urge to cross the border illegally to see his family. In a special presentation from FRONTLINE, Independent Lens and VOCES, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland (Kind-Hearted Woman, Country Boys, The Farmer’s Wife), examines the U.S. immigration system...

Duration:01:56:32

Right to Fail

3/7/2019
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Thousands of New Yorkers with severe mental illnesses won the chance to live independently in supported housing, following a 2014 federal court order. FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate what’s happened to people moved from adult homes into apartments and find more than two dozen cases in which the system failed, sometimes with deadly consequences.

Duration:00:56:42

Predator on the Reservation

2/13/2019
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FRONTLINE and The Wall Street Journal investigate the decades-long failure to stop a government doctor accused of sexually abusing Native American boys for years, and examine how he moved from reservation to reservation despite warnings.

Duration:00:56:36

Coal's Deadly Dust

1/24/2019
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FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the rise of severe black lung disease among coal miners, and the failure to respond. This joint investigation reveals the biggest disease clusters ever documented, and how the industry and the government failed to protect miners.

Duration:00:33:47

Documenting Hate: New American Nazis

11/26/2018
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In the wake of the deadly anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, FRONTLINE and ProPublica present a new investigation into white supremacist groups in America – in particular, a neo-Nazi group, Atomwaffen Division, that has actively recruited inside the U.S. military. Continuing FRONTLINE and ProPublica’s reporting on violent white supremacists in the U.S. (which has helped lead to multiple arrests), this joint investigation shows the group’s terrorist objectives...

Duration:00:56:30

The Facebook Dilemma Part Two

11/26/2018
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The promise of Facebook was to create a more open and connected world. But from the company’s failure to protect millions of users’ data, to the proliferation of “fake news” and disinformation, mounting crises have raised the question: Is Facebook more harmful than helpful? This major, two-night event investigates a series of warnings to Facebook as the company grew from Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard dorm room to a global empire. With dozens of original interviews and rare footage, The Facebook...

Duration:00:56:37

Season Two of The FRONTLINE Dispatch Coming November 29

11/15/2018
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The FRONTLINE Dispatch, a narrative podcast that expands the series' tradition of tough, fair and deeply reported long-form journalism returns November 29th for season two. Every episode will explore a different domestic or international story, told by producers and reporters around the globe. Produced at FRONTLINE's headquarters at WGBH in Boston and powered by PRX.

Duration:00:02:05

The Facebook Dilemma Part One

11/9/2018
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The promise of Facebook was to create a more open and connected world. But from the company’s failure to protect millions of users’ data, to the proliferation of “fake news” and disinformation, mounting crises have raised the question: Is Facebook more harmful than helpful? FRONTLINE presents The Facebook Dilemma. This major, two-part film investigates a series of warnings to Facebook as the company grew from Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard dorm room to a global empire. With dozens of original...

Duration:00:56:37

The Pension Gamble

11/7/2018
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FRONTLINE investigates the role of state governments and Wall Street in driving America’s public pensions into a multi-trillion-dollar hole. Marcela Gaviria, Martin Smith, and Nick Verbitsky go inside the volatile fight over pensions playing out in Kentucky, and examine the broader consequences for teachers, police, firefighters and other public employees everywhere.

Duration:00:55:58

Trump's Showdown

10/12/2018
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FRONTLINE goes inside President Trump’s fight against the investigation of his campaign and whether he obstructed justice. With the threat of impeachment growing, this two-hour documentary from filmmaker Michael Kirk and his team traces Trump’s unprecedented war against the special counsel, the FBI, and even his own attorney general.

Duration:01:59:46

Documenting Hate: Charlottesville

9/18/2018
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FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the white supremacists and neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville Unite the Right rally. This is the first in a series of two Documenting Hate films from FRONTLINE and ProPublica, with the second coming later this fall.

Duration:00:56:17